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Need an entertaining speaker for your next webinar or event?

If your attendees are entertained, they're more likely to be inspired.

Get Douglas Burdett


The Latest In What's Working in Modern Marketing and Sales  

Douglas Burdett is a marketing agency founder, and a former Madison Avenue ad man and U.S. Army artillery officer.

In lieu of a mid-life crisis, he started performing standup comedy (he's all better now, thanks).

As the host of The Marketing Book Podcast, each week he interviews authors of new marketing and sales book. He's done over 400 interviews and has read every single book on the show.

He has 3 goals for your webinar or event: 1) to share what he's learned, and 2) to make your attendees laugh, and 3) to inspire action.

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Host of the
Marketing Book Podcast

Douglas Burdett is the host of The Marketing Book Podcast, a weekly interview with bestselling authors of marketing and sales books to help listeners keep up with the smartest thinking in the quickly changing field of modern marketing and sales.


Accolades for the Marketing Book Podcast

  • Podcast - Forbes Box - Generic
  • Podcast - LinkedIN
  • Podcast - HuffPost
  • Podcast - Entrepreneur


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Listen to a Recent Talk

Here's audio from a talk that Douglas presented to the American Marketing Association Birmingham chapter in Birmingham, Alabama: "3 Big Ideas From 250 Marketing & Sales Books Every Marketer Needs to Know.”

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Prefer a Webinar?

These days it seems like there’s always less time than money.

That’s why webinars have become a popular way to provide value to your employees or organization members
who don’t have time to travel to your event, but still want to learn about the latest in marketing and sales.

Live webinars are a great way to bring together groups who are spread out geographically.
The presentation and conversations can even be recorded and made available for those who can't participate in the live event.




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Popular Talks and Topics

Aligning Sales & Marketing

Aligning sales and marketing for faster growth and higher profitability.

Growing Your Manufacturing Business

Based on over 225 sales and marketing books featured on The Marketing Book Podcast. Primarily for manufacturers serious about growth, but not sure how to get started with modern marketing and sales.

Stop Talking About Your Products First

A popular talk, especially for manufacturers who love to talk about their products more than anything else.

7 Things Every Modern Marketer Needs To Know 

Based on over 225 marketing and sales books featured on The Marketing Book Podcast. This talk is popular with marketing groups. 

How To Be The Marketer Every CEO Wants To Hire

... or can't afford to lose. This talk is about how marketers can link their activities to revenue.

Are You Marketing To The Right Customer?

Many companies are hemorrhaging money  by marketing to the wrong customers. This talk focuses on identifying your most profitable customers and then doing buyer persona research 

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"People rarely succeed unless they have fun in what they are doing." - Dale Carnegie


Fees and Details

$2,500 + travel expenses for up to 60-minute presentations. In certain situations, the speaker fee may be waived.

  • Will bring book prizes and swag for attendees
  • Can also lead panel discussions and mini-workshops
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Get in Touch  

Please send me information and details about your upcoming event and I will get in touch right away. If it turns out that I'm not the right speaker, I can likely connect you with someone who is!